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Parting Glances Parting Glances: GOP - Guardianship of Pornography

I've no firsthand knowledge of the profession, but I imagine being a porn star isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Not by a long shot. But! somebody's got to do it. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Bambi, JFK, and Lover Larry

I recall a New Yorker cartoon that appeared years ago. Picture if you will: two or three animals are gathered in a sunlit forest. A cute rabbit looks up to a chirpy bird and asks, "Where were you when Bambi's mother died?" READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Murderabilia: Straight and Gay

On the eve of his 58th birthday, just hours after telephone chatting farewell with his wife Primrose, Dr. Harold Shipman, Britain's most prolific serial killer, cheated the hangman's noose by committing suicide with bed sheets in his prison cell. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Green Carnations, Mary?

Somewhere pressed in my book of tattered memories is a green carnation, still remarkably fresh with the passage of so much time. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: O Those "Revocable Waivers"!

On several sporty occasions I've dined at Angelina's Italian Bistro in Downtown Detroit with BTL co-publishers Jan Stevenson and Susan Horowitz, loyal Tiger baseball fans. READ MORE.

PARTING GLANCES: Panic! Panic! As Metaphor

Be prepared. What follows will likely upset you. What occurred to me that prompts this metaphoric recounting PG sent me into a total panic when it happened this past Monday. One way or another, I guarantee it will upset you. For several reasons that you are metaphorically part of. READ MORE.

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